Udupi district especially areas like Kundapur and Brahmavar are the cradle for many ‘Kudrus’ (small islands) that amass the geographical set up in the land.
Kannada Kudru on the banks of River Souparnika near Hemmadi is one among many tiny islands that houses quite a huge number of populace entirely detached from the external world. With an area of 100 acre, the isle has approximately 400 residents. There are nearly 60 families in the area mainly the Christians and Billavas. Paddy and coconut plantations are the main crops in the Kudru. Basically the picturesque island which is surrounded by Sauparnika and Panchagangavali rivers is a residential island. It is known that around 300 years ago, people belonging to Christian and Hindu community migrated from Kemmannu region and settled here.The island consisting attractive portion of land is the heaven for nature lovers.
How to reach Kannada Kudru
Road Distance or driving distance from Mangalore Central Railway Station to Kannada Kudru is 108 kms (67.00 miles).